The New York Times reported that the Stuxnet worm may be a joint project between the U.S. and Israel with the goal of undermining Iran’s uranium enrichment program.
Nuclear equipment identical to Iran’s facility at Natanz is said to have been built in Israel to test the effectiveness of the Stuxnet worm. Though it is still unclear who exactly created the worm, Stuxnet is credited with putting a huge setback in Iran’s ability to create their own nuclear bomb.
Scareware, an FBI term for fake antivirus alert pop-ups, has been around for a while, but convincing graphics continue to trick people into giving out credit card information and installing fake antivirus software. Scareware is often embedded into popular sites or on banner ads, and creates a pop-up warning that your system has become infected.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – January 6, 2011 – OPSWAT announced today the official release of the Citrix Endpoint Analysis Portal at citrix.opswat.com, which provides Citrix Access GatewayTM customers free tools to generate custom compliance policies for endpoints and to scan user devices for malware.
San Francisco, CA – December 21, 2010: OPSWAT released a new installment of their quarterly Antivirus Market Share reports today, adding for the first time usage data for Backup Client software. The report announces leading Antivirus vendors and products in North America and worldwide, Windows OS usage in North America and worldwide, and Backup Client usage and market share worldwide.